Category: News

Concrete Cos. Accused Of Cementing Cartels

Written by Eric Kroh - Law 360, Fort Wayne | Jul 25, 2017 | News

  Law360, Fort Wayne (July 25, 2017, 2:05 PM EDT) — Two concrete companies on Monday brought a lawsuit in federal court in Atlanta alleging several rivals participated in two separate but related cartels in the portland cement and ready mix concrete markets in Georgia and South Carolina. Argos North […]

Home Depot Contractor Seeks End To TCPA Suit

Written by Sophia Morris - Law360, New York | Jun 13, 2017 | News

Law360, New York (June 13, 2017, 8:59 PM EDT) — A home remodeling company has urged a Georgia federal judge to dismiss a proposed class action accusing it of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by calling people who were registered not to receive telemarketing calls, arguing there is no […]

Atlanta cannot annex South Fulton neighborhoods, court rules

Written by Arielle Kass - Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Jun 5, 2017 | News

The state supreme court nixed Atlanta’s expansion efforts Monday when justices decided that five neighborhoods the city attempted to annex instead will remain part of the new city of South Fulton. Residents voted to form the city in November, but there was contention about its borders even before the vote was held. […]

Firm Attorney Kimberly Anderson to Serve as Treasurer of the Re-election Campaign of Georgia Supreme Court Justice Britt Grant

Written by Firm | May 23, 2017 | News

Firm attorney Kimberly Anderson has joined the re-election campaign of Georgia Supreme Court Justice Britt Grant as the campaign’s treasurer.  Justice Grant was appointed to the Georgia Supreme Court on January 1, 2017 by Governor Nathan Deal.  She previously served as Solicitor General for the State of Georgia in the […]

Group linked to Cagle ramped up fundraising before legislative session

Written by James Salzer - Atlanta Journal-Constitution | May 3, 2017 | News

In the six months leading up to the 2017 legislative session, a fund created by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle’s campaign staffers collected $2.2 million in high-dollar contributions, many coming from lobbyists, businesses and associations with a keen interest in the Georgia Senate he leads. Georgia Conservatives Fund, long run by […]

Cobb County Elections Board throws out case against Kirkpatrick

Written by Michelle Baruchman - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Apr 14, 2017 | News

The Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration voted to deny a challenge against Kay Kirkpatrick’s eligibility for state Senate.  A complaint was filed with the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office Monday that alleged she used a different name other than her legal name to run for office. According to […]

Grady staffers sanctioned over reporting of suspected student sex

Written by Molly Bloom - Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Apr 3, 2017 | News

Three employees at Atlanta’s Grady High School were sanctioned because district officials said they failed to do the right thing after learning that several members of the school’s football team and a female student may have left campus during lunch to engage in sexual activity.  A social worker, a teacher […]